GSE UK Conference 2022

Mainframes are MAD - Modern, Adaptable, Diverse

The GSE 2022 MAD Conference

Save the Date - 1st - 3rd November 2022 (In-Person) - 7th - 9th February 2023 (Virtual)


The GSE UK Conference returns with a new format - Two Conferences!


The in-person conference will be held at Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire next to Silverstone Grand Prix circuit from Tuesday November 1st to Thursday November 3rd 2022. As with previous in-person conferences all the GSE UK Working Groups will be taking part in a multi stream agenda with several keynotes presented by industry leaders and plenty of time for networking at the conference dinner, lunches and refreshment breaks.

The virtual conference will be a similar format to the previous two years and will be held on Tuesday February 7th to Thursday February 9 2023 with the virtual sessions being held in eight virtual Zoom rooms.

Registration for the in-person conference and hotel bookings will open in June.


Please save the dates for these conferences, you’ll be MAD if you miss them!


Mainframes are MAD – Modern, Adaptable, Diverse

M is for Modern: today’s mainframe is a thoroughly modern platform, ‘the core of trusted digital experiences’. Fast, secure and resilient, it’s the heart of so many organisations. The system of record, the mighty transactional engine, providing real-time analytics for personalized digital experiences.

A is for Adaptable: the modern mainframe is also an extremely flexible and versatile platform - from System/360 to z15 it has moved with the times and reinvented itself decade after decade. It’s a trusted hub for the latest digital transformations and so often the lynchpin of today’s cloud strategies.

D is for Diverse: from banking, insurance and financial markets to healthcare, retail, travel and utilities, the modern mainframe is put to work in a multitude of ways. From supporting the surge in online retail and transactions during the pandemic to supporting patient care and life-saving research.

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